#1LinerWeds from Moe Howard

Source: https://www.dvdsreleasedates.com/people/30127/Moe-Howard.html

When I was a kid, I thought The Three Stooges were hilarious. Now, I find them even funnier. Got this line from one of their shorts that played on MeTV recently.


One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you each week by Linda Hill and this station. Now a word about the new Video Computer System by Atari. More games, more fun!

I didn’t realize (or maybe didn’t remember) that the Atari et al. were out this early. This commercial dates from 1977.

17 thoughts on “#1LinerWeds from Moe Howard

  1. I love the Stooges too! Catch em’ on cable once in a while. The Atari just brought back some of the best & worst memories. I loved the pinball game on it. I was in Junior High in 1977 so this was in my wheelhouse!

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    1. Did you have an older brother? I’ve always heard that girls who like the Stooges typically have brothers who help them see the funny. Mary was an only child, so I kind of did the older brother thing for her. Still, she liked them pretty well when I met her. They were on every day after school and every kid in Chicago watched them (because there wasn’t a whole lot else on until the late ’60’s and then only in homes where they had a TV that could get UHF).

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    1. A&C weren’t slapstick like the Stooges. We liked both, and the Marx Brothers, who were definitely a step up from the others. We never really saw any of the Martin & Lewis movies, but they sound like they’d be pretty funny.

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  2. I don’t recall watching the Three Stooges often. I do remember flinching when they’d hit each other. And my brothers would be laughing hysterically.

    We had an Atari. The only game I remember was Pong.

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